Street Construction Closures
Fifth Avenue's old bridge
Weather permitting, the Street Department will start work to replace the old bridge on Fifth Avenue on Monday, Dec. 16. This will require the street to be closed to thru traffic for several weeks. The City has notified the school systems so they can adjust their bus routes.
First Avenue area around old Athens Elementary
Watch for periodic street closures as the Athens City School System's contractor works to tear down the old school.
In addition, a paving contractor will be in the First Avenue/Athens Elementary/Athens-Limestone Hospital area in December to pave streets impacted by the drainage improvement project.
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- Forrest Street bridges and resurfacing – The street east of U.S. 31 closed March 4, 2019, and will remain closed until summer 2020, weather permitting. This is to replace the two bridges over Swan Creek and make other safety improvements. Click here for more project info.
- Alabama 251 roundabout – Wait until Forrest St bridges done. (State project)
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